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Edwards, Dave – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2015
The changing demands of the 21st century--and the students growing up in it--are generating fundamental challenges to historical assumptions about what education looks like. The challenge today is to provide a deeper level of personalized learning to each and every student so that all can achieve mastery of the Common Core standards and other…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Planning, Instructional Design, Educational Resources
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 2000
The revised Arkansas Educational Technology Plan, of the year 2000, is an updated and more detailed plan that is necessary for providing specific help to all levels of the state educational system. The primary focus of the plan is to enhance instruction for higher student achievement through technology and provide a framework to allow this to…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Improvement
Ignatz, Mila E.; Ignatz, Milton – 1987
There are many problems involved in upgrading scientific literacy in high schools: poorly qualified teachers, the lack of good instructional materials, and economic and academic disadvantages all contribute to the problem. This document describes a project designed to increase the opportunities available to the high school science student to…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Black Students, Computer Simulation
West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. – 1983
There are three primary driving forces in West Virginia for responding to problems and for directing efforts concerning technology in education: (1) the "Master Plan for Public Education," calling for universal computer literacy, provides a framework for addressing within the educational system the issues, goals, and needs of an emerging…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems
Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY. – 1996
This pamphlet presents the Executive Summary of the Report of the Carnegie Task Force on Learning in the Primary Grades. Results depict a pervasive pattern of underachievement for millions of U.S. children. The document outlines nine principles of effective practice for all institutions key to children's learning, and calls on these institutions…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Childrens Television, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors
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Evans, Terry – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1995
Maintains that open and distance education represents contemporary education forms that respond to the shift to late-modernity, especially in educational technology and student-teacher relationships. Drawing on the work of Anthony Giddens, uncovers relationships among distance education, late-modernity, and the self. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Improvement